The first question I had, after being thrilled to hear MLB’s owners and players had settled their differences Thursday, was: Why is it only a five-year agreement?
The Orioles have an interesting enigma going into the lockout that most teams don’t get to play with, an entire bullpen to build.
In a last second move before the MLB work stoppage, the Orioles signed right-hander Jordan Lyles to a one-year deal, pending a physical.
The Orioles have outrighted catcher Pedro Severino and right-handers Marcos Diplán and Conner Greene to Triple-A Norfolk. All three have elected free agency. Click for the latest.
It has already been a busy and active offseason for Mike Elias and the Baltimore Orioles organization. With two major trades in one week, the O’s look to be stocking their farm system with as much young talent as possible.